Ipswich Hospital worker running marathon for baby loss group

Carla Ramsey is raising money for Ipswich Baby Bereavement Group

Carla Ramsey is raising money for Ipswich Baby Bereavement Group - Credit: Carla Ramsey

A maternity care assistant will be running the London Marathon for Ipswich Hospital Baby Bereavement Group. 

Carla Ramsey sees firsthand at Ipswich Hospital how the charity helps parents, who have suffered the loss of a baby at any stage of their pregnancy.

The mum-of-two, who miscarried twice since 2018, was also supported while pregnant with her son in 2019.

"I didn't enjoy my pregnancy one bit, but I attended [IIpswich Hospital Baby Bereavement Group] and everyone there was in the same situation. 

"They also do checks on you when you need it."

The 29-year-old will train by running with her son, Archer, in his buggy., who she gives "lots of snacks" to distract him. 

The money Ms Ramsey will raise is set to help fund a quiet room at the maternity unit, so families can have a private delivery with extra home comforts.

Memory boxes are also funded and she will run with a t-shirt with the names of patrons' lost babies on her back. 

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